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How can I remove + sign from string in Jquery $('#sender_name'). val(). If I entered any space then it include a + sign

So in my controller I cant get accurate value due to + sign (I am using Ajax call that goes every time when I enter a single word).

For example if I entered in text field 'Hello World' then it will return 'hello+world' i want to remove + sign.

$(function() 
{
$( "#sender_name" ).autocomplete({
        'search':function(event,ui){`
            var newUrl="<?=base_url()?>login/city/"+$("#sender_name").val();
            $(this).autocomplete("option","source",newUrl)
            },
            source':[]
    });
});
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closed as off topic by Nick, Su', paulmorriss Feb 19 '13 at 10:16

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When a plus sign replaces a space, that is a sign that the text has been url-encoded. You just need to url-decode the text in your controller. You don't state what programming language you use, but all languages have some a function available for doing this.

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